Vilma is a 40-year-old married woman with three children. She lives in the town of Banga, South Cotabato, with her family.
Vilma is a farmer. She primarily grows rice crops to sell. With her income, she is able to provide for their daily needs and send her children to school.
Vilma has requested a loan to purchase fertilizers and other farm inputs. She hopes to have a stable income that would help sustain her family, especially her children's education.
About Community Economic Ventures, Inc.
Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI), based in Bohol, was awarded the Platinum Award for Transparency in Social Performance Reporting by CGAP. Social performance monitoring is imperative in measuring a microfinance institution’s effectiveness. The fact that CEVI is participating in this process speaks volumes about the organization’s commitment to serving its clients effectively. In addition to providing credit for its clients, CEVI provides savings, insurance, and training through regular cluster group meetings.